Analysis of interrupted time series mortality trends: an example to evaluate regionalized perinatal care.

@article{Gillings1981AnalysisOI,
  title={Analysis of interrupted time series mortality trends: an example to evaluate regionalized perinatal care.},
  author={D B Gillings and Diane M. Makuc and Ellen Siegel},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1981},
  volume={71 1},
  pages={38-46}
}
Interrupted time series designs are frequently employed to evaluate program impact. Analysis strategies to determine if shifts have occurred are not well known. The case where statistical fluctuations (errors) may be assumed independent is considered, and a segmented regression methodology presented. The method discussed ia applied to the assessment of changes in local and state perinatal postneonatal mortality to identify historical trends and will be used to evaluate the impact of the North… CONTINUE READING

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